Nehru: The Invention of India
Arcade Pub., 2003 - 282 من الصفحات
New from Shashi Tharoor, eminent United Nations diplomat and author of India: From Midnight to the Millennium, comes an incisive new biography of the great secularist, Jawaharlal Nehru, who - alongside his spiritual father, Mahatma Gandhi - led the movement for India's independence from British rule and ushered his newly independent country into the modern world. 'A well-crafted life of the Indian politician and independence-movement hero... A thoughtful account, likening Nehru to Thomas Jefferson in ways both positive and negative' - Kirkus Reviews
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Three years later , Motilal had been one of fourteen hundred delegates at the Allahabad Congress of 1888 , but had not remained directly active in the cause . Jawaharlal , though , took a keen interest in news of Indian political ...
He studied chemistry , geology , and physics ( later swapping physics for botany ) and graduated with a mediocre second - class degree . Though in later years he was to be identified with the Fabian Socialism that had already begun to ...
An American diplomat , the former journalist Phillips Talbot , recalled his astonishment a few years later at seeing portraits of Nehru hanging in so many Egyptian homes . A Pakistani poet , Rais Amrohvi , published a verse declaring ...
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LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - danoomistmatiste - LibraryThing
Another well written piece from this author. Provides some detailed insights into the life of this great man. A truly international figure who left an indelible mark on both the Gloabal and National ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله
LibraryThing Reviewمعاينة المستخدمين - dmcolon - LibraryThing
Tharoor's biography of Nehru starts out a bit slow, but ends as an engaging meditation on the life of one of India's founding fathers. Tharoor does a thorough job chronicling Nehru's early years as a ... قراءة التقييم بأكمله